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Avoid 1st trimester: Harm to babies by perming hair has not been proven, but it is wise to minimize exposure to toxic chemicals during pregnancy- but this is esp. Important in the 1st trimester, when toxic exposures are most likely to cause birth defects. I would avoid throughout pregnancy to be safe, but there is no evidence it is harmful in later pregnancy- see http://aje.Oxfordjournals.Org/content/149/8/712.Full.Pdf. ...Read more
Is it okay to perm my hair while pregnant ? I got a relaxer today and I am 6weeks and 4 days does hair chemicals harm the baby? Worried help please
Pregnancy: I would try not to worry about the treatment that you just had. I know that many physicians state that this is an ok practice when pregnant. However, having had children myself, I take a very simple approach. I always tried to avoid any unnecessary procedures, ingestion of unneeded substances or application of anything that was not gentle & known to have risks to my skin. That makes it easy. (: ...Read more
Will Perming your hair twice before a hair strand test for alcohol remove etg? I have had 2/3 binges over 3 months.
I wouldn't: "depend" upon it!!! The Perm may break the sulfhydryl bonds (Sulphur containing bonds holding the protein "together" ((THUS the "rotten egg" smell when the Perm is happeninv) but there is no reason to expect the follicles will "loose" alcohol/drug deposits! Best bet......stop the binges..admit you have a problem..and get help! ...Read more
May 11 i had a car accident. Cut my forehead and scalp (skull visible). Stitches and staples came out may 21. How long til i can dye or perm my hair?
Ok,: At this point wound should be closed but may be sensitive. ...Read more